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New superintendent's salary set at $175,000

Merced Union High School District’s new Superintendent will be paid $175,000 his first year, according to the contract he signed with the district.

Scott Scambray, who was hired at Wednesday night’s district board meeting, will replace retiring Superintendent Bob Fore on July 1.

His three-year contract states Scambray will make $175,000 during the 2008-09 school year. His salary will rise to $180,250 for the 2009-10 school year and $185,658 during the 2010-11 year. The salary will be pro-rated on a monthly basis.

The full version of this story will appear in Friday's Merced Sun-Star.